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HER Number:MDV26281
Name:Water-filled quarry between Cox Tor and Great Staple Tor


Recorded from aerial photographs from the 1980s (apparently not visible on the 1940s aerials). Marked as 'pond' on modern mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 536 762
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/126

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY? (XX - 1950 AD to 1989 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1982, NMR SF2112, 1336 (Aerial Photograph). SDV345548.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Water filled quarry on land between Cox Tor and Great Staple Tor.

Griffiths, F. M., 1986, Recorded as extant, 24/8/1986 (Personal Comment). SDV223113.

Extant; note from a site visit?

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

'Pond' is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV223113Personal Comment: Griffiths, F. M.. 1986. Recorded as extant. Not Applicable. 24/8/1986.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345548Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1982. NMR SF2112. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1336.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85245 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2018 9:36AM